Gestational diabetes: a review of the current literature and guidelines.

  title={Gestational diabetes: a review of the current literature and guidelines.},
  author={Martine H Hollander and Karen Marieke Paarlberg and Anjoke J. M. Huisjes},
  journal={Obstetrical & gynecological survey},
  volume={62 2},
UNLABELLED Despite large numbers of original research studies spanning 4 decades there is still no consensus on the subject of gestational diabetes. Should all pregnant women be screened or only those with risk factors? Or is it safe not to screen at all? Which screening test and which diagnostic test are the most reliable? Which cutoff values should we use? What are the risks involved for mother and baby and can treatment improve outcome? What is the connection between gestational diabetes and… CONTINUE READING


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